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Sociology as if nature did not matter has been the sociological expression of modern societies negligent of the processes of nature. In response to this “ecological blindness,” Raymond Murphy examines the limitations of sociology that have resulted from this neglect.Humanitys success in manipulating nature destabilizes the natural support system of society on a planetary scale and, in turn, destabilizes all of societys institutions. Because the manipulation of nature has become so central to modern society, society, Murphy argues, can now be understood only in terms of the interaction between social action and the processes of nature. The growing awareness that social constructions unleash dynamic processes of nature—processes beyond human control that bear on social action—has the potential of radically transforming sociology. Sociology and Nature proposes the reconstruction of sociology in which nature does matters, developing a novel sociological approach that situates social action in its natural context.

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"Sociology as if nature did not matter has been the sociological expression of modern societies negligent of the processes of nature. In response to this “ecological blindness,” Raymond Murphy proposes"

About the Author

Raymond Murphy is professor of sociology at the University of Ottawa, Canada. He is author of Rationality and Nature: A Sociological Inquiry into a Changing Relationship (WestviewPress 1994).

Product Details

ISBN:
9780813366616
Author:
Murphy
Publisher:
Westview Press
Author:
Murphy, Wendy Barbara Ed. Barbara Ed. Ba
Author:
Murphy, Raymond
Author:
Murphy, Gardner
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Sociology
Subject:
Human Geography
Subject:
Sociology - General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20001231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 16.2 oz

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